Watch: Two rebels killed in Newa encounter


Pulwama: Two rebels were killed today in Newa encounter with Indian security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a search and cordon operation in Newa area of Pulwama district following information about presence of rebels in the area, a police official said.

He said the rebels hiding inside a house were asked to surrender but they choose to open fire on the security forces’ positions.

The security forces retaliated, which resulted in the killing of two rebels.

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Two security force personnel were hurt in the operation, the official said adding the identity and group affiliation of the rebels was being ascertained.

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